Mostly Kosher / Mostly Kosher
Album:Mostly Kosher Collection:World
Artist:Mostly Kosher Added:Dec 2015

A-File Activity
Add Date:2015-12-06 Pull Date:2016-02-07 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Feb 7Jan 17Jan 3Dec 27

Recent Airplay
1.Jun 21, 2016:DJ YJ's World Variety Show
Cuando El Rey Nimrod
4.Jun 02, 2016:Melange
Dodi Li, Ikh Hob Dikh Tsufil Lib
2.Jun 16, 2016:Melange
Cuando El Rey Nimrod, A Yor Nokh Mayn Khasene
5.Feb 06, 2016:the pocket
Donna, Donna
3.Jun 13, 2016:Celtic By Caronis
Ikh Hob Dikh Tsufil Lib
6.Feb 06, 2016:Music Casserole
Dodi Li

Album Review
Margy Kahn
Reviewed 2015-12-02 
A Jewish cultural revival band based in SoCal-- fusion of Eastern European songs with Latin and jazz rhythms; competent vocals and instrumentals; lots more bounce than you sometimes hear with this kind of music; also English lyrics to go with the Yiddish ones

FCC clean

Favorite tracks: 2, 3,4, 8

1 – Ikh Hob Dikh Tsufil Lib –3:47-- Yiddish and English (“I Love You Much Too Much”) – Tango salsa rhythms combined with traditional Yiddish vocals – very lively fusion piece

*2- Cuando El Rey Nimrod –3:10—klezmer-style version of Ladino song

*3-Dodi Li – 5:18 – starts with clarinet duet; nice instrumental strands for this classic Israeli song, segues into jazz riffs

*4-Donna, Donna -5:30-- piano and violin duet starts up mournfully, transitions into upbeat jazz take on this familiar melody

5-Dos Keshenever Shtikele – 3:23 – straight-ahead klezmer – Yiddish and English

6- Papirosen –3:32-- sad tale in English and then Yiddish backed with klezmer instrumentals

7- Oyfn Pripetshik – 5:28 – begins with pizzicato melody; soprano picks up melody

*8-A Yor Nokh Mayn Khasene –4:11- starts low key, minor scale, guitar and accordion; then picks up speed; whole band comes in with yelling

9-Shivchei Ma'oz –Ma'oz Tsur – 4:20 – unusual medley; starts with mournful male solo backed by trumpet, segues to livelier female voice, Latin rhythms; followed by unison singing in English of “Rock of Ages” in English; ends with recording of Eleanor Roosevelt

10-Rozhinkes Mit Mandlen –4:56-- soprano, lieder-like singing; slow

Track Listing
1.Ikh Hob Dikh Tsufil Lib 6.Papirosen
2.Cuando El Rey Nimrod 7.Oyfn Pripetshik
3.Dodi Li 8.A Yor Nokh Mayn Khasene
4.Donna, Donna 9.Shivchei Ma'oz ?Ma'oz Tsur
5.Dos Keshenever Shtikele 10.Rozhinkes Mit Mandlen